Thursday 16 September 1909US date format: 9/16/1909, UK date format: 16/9/1909
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 16, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include [Hans JM] Fernand Lodewick and John Megaw.
Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1909 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)